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  • 2021 Asia-Pacific Media Landscape Outlook

    The media industry saw a challenging 2020, from working on a relentless COVID-19 news cycle, declining print revenue to a shift in media consumption habits. What are the upcoming trends and challenges that will define the media industry in 2021?  PR Newswire’s Audience Development Team, which operates from 9 markets across APAC, charts out what lies ahead for the media industry in each market.   1. Australia    [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] This year’s Australian Football League could be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.[/caption]   The media in Australia will face two challenges in 2021 – the likely return of live events and managing a new paradigm of workplace operations, according…

    Asia Specials February 1, 2021
  • CES 2021: 5 Tips on Getting Media Coverage at Virtual Tech Events

    The Consumer Electronics Show, or more popularly known as CES, will go all-digital for the first time this year, given the COVID-19-related movement restrictions. This transition changes the ballgame on how PR pros can reach out and pitch to tech journalists, who cover one of the most influential tech events in the world. CES 2021, which takes place from 11 to 14 Jan, will feature product unveilings, demos and keynote presentations by more than 1,000 expected exhibitors. Gary Shapiro, CEO of CES’s organizer, Consumer Technology Association shared that many international…

    Media Relations January 6, 2021
  • Media Pitching Tips in a COVID-19 World from TTG Asia Media’s Group Editor Karen Yue

    As the year-end holiday season kicks in, domestic tourism is on the rise in APAC. With global movement restrictions, more people are looking at destinations that are closer to home.  The surge of interest in local recreational activities has led to opportunities for brands to pitch relevant products and services.  However, travel journalists and editors tend to scan through numerous press releases and pitches that land in their inboxes daily. One way of cutting through the clutter is having a pitch that is customized to their media outlet and speaks to their…

    Behind The Byline December 9, 2020
  • 4 Media Pitching Tips For Better Tech PR in 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital adoption in businesses with the prevalent use of technology, from cloud-based services, collaborative platforms to cybersecurity solutions. As technology such as the Internet of Things, 5G network and Artificial Intelligence continue to transform industries, there will be more opportunities for brands to share tech stories with the media in the year ahead. In light of this, we reached out to tech journalists and influencers across 9 markets in the Asia-Pacific region for the 2020 Tech Media Pitching Kit. The kit offering brands advice on…

    Behind The Byline November 26, 2020
  • Media Pitching Tips in a COVID-19 World from Gaya Travel Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief

    Travel demand is on route to increase in the Asia-Pacific region in the coming months. Domestic travel in markets, such as Malaysia and Vietnam, is seeing an uptick, while more international travel bubbles are being established in between cities in the region.   As the state of travel resumes, the media’s appetite for travel news and stories is growing as the focus is shifted to local tours and staycations.   PR Newswire chats with Juhan Kamaruddin, the Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of Gaya Travel Magazine, a Malaysia-based publication that reports on the travel and tourism sector, as part of PR Newswire’s COVID-19 Travel Industry Recovery Toolkit.   On gaining media coverage, Juhan emphasized on the importance of PR reps establishing a long-term relationship with the media.  One way…

    Behind The Byline November 10, 2020